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Noun
The inclination or practice of misleading others through lies or trickery
“… a conscienceless adventuress who never earned anything except through cheating.”
Noun
A sexual encounter or relationship between a married person and someone other than their spouse
“… she swore that if there was ever any cheating, she'd leave in a heartbeat.”
Adjective
Unsporting or underhand
Verb
Present participle for to defraud
“The practice becomes illegal when done surreptitiously to cheat the consumer or defraud the taxman.”
Verb
Present participle for frustrate, thwart
“A family of five today told how they cheated death when a gas blast ripped through their York home on Christmas Day.”
Verb
Present participle for be sexually unfaithful
“I didn't cheat on anyone, or date someone else to gain what I wanted.”
Verb
Present participle for to be sexually unfaithful
“… he suspects that his girlfriend is cheating on him.”
Verb
Present participle for to fall short in satisfying the expectation or hope of
“… the daredevil survived his plunge over the falls with barely a scratch, having cheated death once again.”
Verb
Present participle for to violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation
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